TikTok is reportedly working on paywalled videos and a revamped creator fund

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TikTok is working on several new features to boost usage and expand its older audiences in the US, according to a new report by The Information.

Among the features in the works is a paywall, allowing creators to set a price on their content. Viewers would pay $1 — or some other fee chosen by the creator — to watch videos, according to the report. Exclusive content only for paying fans is a tactic other companies like Instagram have tried in an effort to entice creators to use the platform. On Instagram, for example, creators can share subscriber-only posts, Reels, stories, and other content not available to other followers.

TikTok is also testing a revamped creator fund that’s already underway in France and Brazil and could begin to…

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